|Objection letter B - RoWCA|
RoWCA objection sample letter
Keywords: community. planning
|PublicForum Interview with Nick Wates - Beth Offenbacker|
A PublicForum interview, conducted in June 2009, with author, teacher and practitioner Nick Wates.
Keywords: Community Planning Events; participation; engagement
|ERIC ED380301: Toward Sustainable Communities: A Resource Book for Municipal and Local Governments. - ERIC|
This book is intended as a resource for elected officials, municipal staff, and citizens who would like to apply the concept of sustainable development in their communities through an ecosystems approach to human settlements management. The subcomponents of human community life and its impact on the environment are explored. Included are tested, practical suggestions, helpful contacts, and essential references to use in setting community planning and development on a sustainable course...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Action; Community Development; Community Planning; Environmental Education; Local Government; Municipalities; Sustainable Development
|ERIC ED376581: Creating a School Violence Committee. The WEA Local Leader's Handbook. - ERIC|
This handbook presents guidelines and the rationale for creating a school violence committee. The committee is composed of Washington Education Association (WEA) members and addresses issues related to school safety. The committee defines the problem, sets goals for reaching solutions, and implements an action plan. Members may also review contract language related to student violence, discipline, and safe working conditions; review school district policy about school employees' role in crisis s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advisory Committees; Citizen Participation; Community Action; Community Involvement; Community Planning; Elementary Secondary Education; School Safety; State Legislation; Violence
|MIT 11.945 Springfield Studio, Fall 2005 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
The Springfield Studio is a practicum course that focuses on the economic, programmatic and social renewal of an urban community in Springfield, Massachusetts by combining classroom work with an applied class project. The course content covers the areas of neighborhood economic development and the related analysis and planning tools used to understand and assess urban conditions from an economic and community development perspective...
Keywords: economic development; civic planning; community planning; urban renewal; phasing; neighborhood revitalization; Springfield; Massacusetts; community interaction; urban fabric; economic development; social renewal; entrepreneurship; economic analysis; small business development; politics
|ERIC ED384539: The Politics of City Planning Simulations. - ERIC|
This research paper presents an analysis of the computer simulation, SimCity, used for an urban city planning class. The data were gathered by actual use of the simulation and an electronic mail network was employed to secure impressions from users of the simulation. SimCity (developed by Maxis) provides the player with rules of human factors, economic factors, survival factors, and political factors that are both opportunities and constraints to the master planner...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; City Government; Community Planning; Computer Simulation; Educational Games; Human Geography; Land Use; Simulated Environment; Teaching Methods; Urban Areas; Urban Environment; Urban Planning; Urban Studies; Urbanization
|ERIC ED383851: 1993/94 Literacy Community Planning Process (LCPP) Profile Analysis. - ERIC|
The Literacy Community Planning Process (LCPP) was intended to assist Ontario communities in comprehensive planning to meet the needs of adult learners requiring training in basic literacy and numeracy. In the first phase, 59 local LCPP committees and 4 literacy networks submitted community profiles to the Literacy Section of the Ontario Training and Adjustment Board. Each profile described the social and economic context of the community, outlined existing literacy services, and identified resi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Basic Education; Adult Literacy; Adult Students; Community Planning; Educational Needs; Foreign Countries; Labor Force Development; Literacy Education; Needs Assessment; Numeracy
|ERIC ED388894: Family and Community Vulnerability Determination: Needs Assessment through Meta-Analysis. - ERIC|
In order to determine the relevance and provide suggestions for needs assessment in western Kansas, this document examines 81 theses that are relevant to the topic. The implications of the study are as follows: (1) programs within schools and communities in western Kansas are having little effect on important populations; (2) restructuring within communities and schools is needed in order to more fully address the needs of people, particularly children; (3) substantial unhappiness exists within ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Community Development; Community Planning; Community Schools; Community Study; Employment Level; Income; Intervention; Meta Analysis; Mobility; Needs Assessment; Occupational Mobility; Rural Areas
|ERIC ED387308: Combined Report, 1994: Selected Research and Extension Projects of the Four Regional Rural Development Centers. NERCRD Publication No. 69. - ERIC|
Small towns and rural places face numerous barriers to development. In response, the four Regional Rural Development Centers serve as regional and national networks to catalyze, initiate, facilitate, and evaluate research and educational programs that have potential to improve rural economic and social well-being. Such programs focus on developing skills and problem solving processes of individuals in small towns and rural places...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Community Development; Community Planning; Conservation (Environment); Delivery Systems; Economic Development; Family Programs; Human Services; Leadership Training; Poverty; Profiles; Program Descriptions; Regional Programs; Research and Development Centers; Research Projects; Rural Development; Rural Education; Rural Extension; Youth Programs
|ERIC ED389485: Surveying Community Needs and Priorities: A Community Needs Assessment Tool Kit. - ERIC|
This document identifies steps in organizing and conducting a community survey and provides materials for assembling a well-focused survey form. Planning and conducting a successful survey involves the organization of a planning group, selection of relevant topics and information to be collected on each topic, preparation of a survey form, identification of local organizations willing to conduct the survey, tabulation of survey responses, report preparation, and communication of survey results t...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Measures; Citizen Participation; Community Characteristics; Community Development; Community Needs; Community Planning; Community Surveys; Data Collection; Economic Development; Local Issues; Needs Assessment; Public Opinion; Questionnaires; Rural Areas